Engineering Computer Graphics Workbook Using Solidworks 2014

Author: Ronald Barr
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 1585038466
Size: 36.97 MB
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Engineering & Computer Graphics Workbook Using SolidWorks 2014 is an exercise-based workbook that uses step-by-step tutorials to cover the fundamentals of SolidWorks 2014. The intended audience is college undergraduate engineering majors, but it could also be used in pre-college introductory engineering courses or by self learners. The text follows an educational paradigm that was researched and developed by the authors over many years. The paradigm is based on the concurrent engineering approach to engineering design in which the 3-D solid model data serves as the central hub for all aspects of the design process. The workbook systematically instructs the students to develop 3-D models using the rich tools afforded in SolidWorks. The exercises then proceed to instruct the students on applications of the solid model to design analysis using finite elements, to assembly modeling and checking, to kinematic simulation, to rapid prototyping, and finally to projecting an engineering drawing. The workbook is ideally suited for courses in which a reverse engineering design project is assigned. This book contains clear and easy to understand instructions that enable the students to robustly learn the main features of SolidWorks, with little or no instructor input.

Engineering Design Communication

Author: Shawna D. Lockhart
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780137057146
Size: 40.16 MB
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Engineering Design Communication: Conveying Design Through Graphics, Second Edition, offers a new approach to the traditional engineering graphics course. This text is designed for students who are learning to use graphics, especially 3D modeling, as a tool for engineering design. The text takes a streamlined approach, emphasizing the how and why of 2D sketching, reading and visualizing objects from 2D views, and creating 3D models that will function as the design database. Case studies and industry examples illustrate ways that these skills support practicing engineers in their work. Students will learn to develop models that capture the design intent for a product or system, update properly when changes are made, and serve the many purposes associated with their role as the design database. Practical tips and step-by-step instruction support the hands-on nature of the course. The text is designed to be used with any modeling package, but it can be bundled with the SolidWorks Student Design Kit (and the authors point out specific SolidWorks tutorials that coordinate well with the chapters).. A reverse engineering project is continued through the text.

Engineering Design

Author: Madara M. Ogot
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1412038502
Size: 25.43 MB
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Successful engineering design requires a strong understanding of fundamental concepts in the basic sciences and engineering combined with mathematics. This text provides an introduction to the design tools used in engineering design. It focuses on the first two steps of the design process: determination of need/problem clarification and conceptualization. In addition, an overview of materials and manufacturing methods is presented. The use of Excel has been incorporated throughout the text for performing routine calculations, leaving more time for the creative aspects of the design process. Finally, the text contains an extensive discussion of systematic concept generation using the theory of inventive problem solving, TRIZ. Below is a listing of the book's table of contents: 1. Engineering Design 1.1 Design 1.2 Engineering Design 1.3 Process Design 1.4 Overview of the Engineering Design Process 1.5 Design Reviews PART I ENGINEERING DESIGN AIDS 2. Management of the Design Process 2.1 Introduction to Project Management 2.2 Planning and Scheduling (includes discussion of work breakdown structures, design structure matrix, activity networks and Gantt charts). Provides an automated MS Excel-based project management workbook that incorporates all these tools). 2.2 Directing 3. Collaborative Design 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Conceptual Understanding of Teams and Team Development 3.3 Challenges: Conflict Management, Performance and Motivation 3.4 Communication 3.5 Potential Factors Impacting Team Performance 4. Engineering Communication: Reports and Oral Presentations 4.1 Introduction 4.2 The Formal Engineering Report 4.3 Plagiarism 4.4 Report Formats 4.5 Oral Presentations 4.6 Poster Presentations 5. Engineering Communication: Illustration and Solid Modeling 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Introduction to Digital Media 5.3 Technical Sketching and Solid Modeling 5.4 Working Drawings 5.5 Computer Generated Sketches for Documentation 6. Decision Making 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Rank Order: Pairwise Comparison Charts 6.3 Relative Order: Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) 6.4 Relative Order: Decision Matrices PART II THE ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS 7. Problem Definition and Determination of Need 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Problem Definition 7.3 Determination of Customer/Client Needs 7.4 Revised Problem Statement 8. Conceptualization I: External Search 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Patents and Patent Searches 8.3 Benchmarking 8.4 Product Dissection 8.5 Biomimicry 9. Conceptualization II: Internal Search and Concept Selection 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Internal Search (Includes discussion on concept generation methods such as brain storming and its variations, Delphi method, synetics, checklists, scamper and morphological charts). 9.3 Concept Selection (Use of Pugh charts and decision matrices) 10. Systematic Innovation with TRIZ 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Simplified Steps for Application of TRIZ tools 10.3 Analyzing the System and its Resources 10.4 The Ideal Final Result 10.5 The 40 Design Principles 10.6 Technical Contradictions and the Contradiction Matrix 10.7 Physical Contradictions PART III Overview of Materials and Manufacturing 11. Materials and Material Selection 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Materials and Material Selection 11.3 Mechanical Properties of Materials: Stress-Strain 11.4 Typical Mechanical Properties for Material Selection 11.5 Typical Thermal Properties for Material Selection 11.6 Typical Electrical Properties for Material Selection 11.7 Typical Manufacturing Properties for Material Selection 11.8 General Material Categories 11.9 Properties of Common Metals 11.10 Overview o

Graphics For Engineers

Author: James H. Earle
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130160072
Size: 43.50 MB
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*New coverage of AutoCAD R.14 and highlights of AutoCAD R.2000 *Greater emphasis on the design process *Even more illustrations *Increased coverage of solid modeling *Over 500 end-of-chapter problems Problem Books - 18 problem books and teachers guides (with outlines, solutions, and tests) have been designed to support this textbook and are available from Creative Publishing. A listing of these books and their source information is given inside the back cover. Prentice Hall publishes a broad range of Gand CAD books available at a discount when bundled with this text. Please consult the preface of this text, your Prentice Hall sales rep, or go to http: //www.prenhall.com/cadgrapgics/ for more information

Introduction To Optimum Design

Author: Jasbir Arora
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128009187
Size: 67.49 MB
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Introduction to Optimum Design, Fourth Edition, carries on the tradition of the most widely used textbook in engineering optimization and optimum design courses. It is intended for use in a first course on engineering design and optimization at the undergraduate or graduate level in engineering departments of all disciplines, with a primary focus on mechanical, aerospace, and civil engineering courses. Through a basic and organized approach, the text describes engineering design optimization in a rigorous, yet simplified manner, illustrates various concepts and procedures with simple examples, and demonstrates their applicability to engineering design problems. Formulation of a design problem as an optimization problem is emphasized and illustrated throughout the text using Excel and MATLAB as learning and teaching aids. This fourth edition has been reorganized, rewritten in parts, and enhanced with new material, making the book even more appealing to instructors regardless of course level. Includes basic concepts of optimality conditions and numerical methods that are described with simple and practical examples, making the material highly teachable and learnable Presents applications of optimization methods for structural, mechanical, aerospace, and industrial engineering problems Provides practical design examples that introduce students to the use of optimization methods early in the book Contains chapter on several advanced optimum design topics that serve the needs of instructors who teach more advanced courses

Manufacturing Process Selection Handbook

Author: K. G. Swift
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0080993575
Size: 32.75 MB
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Manufacturing Process Selection Handbook provides engineers and designers with process knowledge and the essential technological and cost data to guide the selection of manufacturing processes early in the product development cycle. Building on content from the authors’ earlier introductory Process Selection guide, this expanded handbook begins with the challenges and benefits of identifying manufacturing processes in the design phase and appropriate strategies for process selection. The bulk of the book is then dedicated to concise coverage of different manufacturing processes, providing a quick reference guide for easy comparison and informed decision making. For each process examined, the book considers key factors driving selection decisions, including: Basic process descriptions with simple diagrams to illustrate Notes on material suitability Notes on available process variations Economic considerations such as costs and production rates Typical applications and product examples Notes on design aspects and quality issues Providing a quick and effective reference for the informed selection of manufacturing processes with suitable characteristics and capabilities, Manufacturing Process Selection Handbook is intended to quickly develop or refresh your experience of selecting optimal processes and costing design alternatives in the context of concurrent engineering. It is an ideal reference for those working in mechanical design across a variety of industries and a valuable learning resource for advanced students undertaking design modules and projects as part of broader engineering programs. Provides manufacturing process information maps (PRIMAs) provide detailed information on the characteristics and capabilities of 65 processes in a standard format Includes process capability charts detailing the processing tolerance ranges for key material types Offers detailed methods for estimating costs, both at the component and assembly level

Visualization Modeling And Graphics For Engineering Design

Author: Dennis K. Lieu
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537688
Size: 55.69 MB
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Created for the next generation of engineering professionals, VISUALIZATION, MODELING, AND GRAPHICS FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN, Second Edition, combines coverage of traditional drafting essentials and the cutting-edge technology and methods today's professionals need to master for career success. This versatile text provides a strong grounding in fundamentals including core design skills, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, sketching and drawing, and industry- and discipline-specific applications, even while recognizing how computers have enabled visualizing and modeling techniques that have changed the engineering design process. Working from this modern perspective, the authors explore critical process phases such as creative thinking, product ideation, and advanced analysis, as well as problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills essential for today's engineers and technicians. In addition to numerous updates to reflect the latest technology and trends, the Second Edition of this groundbreaking text features a more streamlined presentation, with a mix of printed and online chapters and a highly modular structure that make it easy to customize coverage for specific courses or interests. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Lean Product And Process Development 2nd Edition

Author: Allen C. Ward
Publisher: Lean Enterprise Institute
ISBN: 1934109444
Size: 30.25 MB
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"The P-51 Mustang—perhaps the finest piston engine fighter ever built—was designed and put into flight in just a few months. Specifications were finalized on March 15, 1940; the airfoil prototype was complete on September 9; and the aircraft made its maiden flight on October 26. Now that is a lean development process!" —Allen Ward and Durward Sobek, commenting on the development of the P-51 Mustang and its exemplary use of trade-off curves. Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award recipient, 2008 Despite attempts to interpret and apply lean product development techniques, companies still struggle with design quality problems, long lead times, and high development costs. To be successful, lean product development must go beyond techniques, technologies, conventional concurrent engineering methods, standardized engineering work, and heavyweight project managers. Allen Ward showed the way. In a truly groundbreaking first edition of Lean Product and Process Development, Ward delivered -- with passion and penetrating insights that cannot be found elsewhere -- a comprehensive view of lean principles for developing and sustaining product and process development. In the second edition, Durward Sobek, professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Montana State University—and one of Ward’s premier students—edits and reorganizes the original text to make it more accessible and actionable. This new edition builds on the first one by: Adding five in-depth and inspiring case studies. Including insightful new examples and illustrations. Updating concepts and tools based on recent developments in product development. Expanding the discussion around the critical concept of set-based concurrent engineering. Adding a more detailed table of contents and an index to make the book more accessible and user-friendly. The True Purpose of Product Development Ward’s core thesis is that the very aim of the product development process is to create profitable operational value streams, and that the key to doing so predictably, efficiently, and effectively is to create useable knowledge. Creating useable knowledge requires learning, so Ward also creates a basic learning model for development. But Ward not only describes the technical tools needed to make lean product and process development actually work. He also delineates the management system, management behaviors, and mental models needed. In this breakthrough text, Ward: Asks fundamental questions about the purpose and “value added” in product development so you gain a crystal clear understanding of essential issues. Shows you how to find the most common forms of “knowledge waste” that plagues product development. Identifies four “cornerstones” of lean product development gleaned from the practices of successful companies like Toyota and its partners, and explains how they differ from conventional practices. Gives you specific, practical recommendations for establishing your own lean development processes. Melds observations of effective teamwork from his military background, engineering fundamentals from his education and personal experience, design methodology from his research, and theories about management and learning from his study of history and experiences with customers. Changes your thinking forever about product development.